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3. 9. &
4. 7. † Heb.
kill and Cause to perish. + Heb. whose heart hath filled him. + Heb.
the man adversary.
Chap. i. 19
Haman is hanged.
His Letters reverfed. Before thee : and what is thy request ? and it shall be per- 4 Then the king held out the golden scepter Before Christ
formed even to the half of the kingdom. toward Esther. So Esther arose, and stood before Christ 510.
3. Then Esther the queen answered, and said, the king. IF I have found favour in thy sight, O king, and 5 And said, Ifit please the king, and if I have 11.& 5.2. if it please the king, let my life be given me at my found favour in his fight, and the thing seem right petition, and my people at my request. before the king, and
I be pleasing in his eyes; let 4 For we are sold, I and my people, 7 to be it be written to reverse + the letters deviled by the Herbier destroyed, to be flain, and to perish : but if we Haman the son of Hammedatha the Agagite,
had been fold for bond-men and bond-women, which he wrote to destroy the Jews, which are or, Shortcode I had held my tongue, although the enemy could in all the kings provinces : troy and not countervail the kings damage.
6 For how can I + endure to see the evil that + Heb. 5 | Then the king Ahasuerus answered and shall come unto my people? or how can I endure osable said unto Esther the queen, Who is he? and where to see the destruction of my kindred? is he + that durst prelume in his heart to do fo?' . 7 S Then the king Ahasuerus faidunto Esther
6 And Esther said, + the adversary and ene- the queen, and to Mordecai the Jew, Behold, I my, is this wicked Haman. Then Haman was have given Esther the house of Haman, and him afraid I before the king and the queen.
they have hanged upon the gallows, because he 7. And the king
arising from the banquet of laid his hand upon the Jews.
and Haman stood up to make request for his life to in the kings name, and seal it with the kings ring:
me, and sealed with the kings ring, d may no man. See 8 Then the king returned out of the palace- reverse.
garden, into the place of the banquet of wine ; 9 Then were the kings scribes called at that Dan. 6. 8, Chap. and Haman was fallen upon the bed whereon time in the third month (that is the month Sivan)
Esther was. Then said the king, Will he force on the three and twentieth day thereof, and it was 3. 12. the queen allot before me in the house? As the written (according to all that Mordecai com
word went out of the kings mouth, they d co- manded) unto the Jews, and to the lieutenants, Job 9. vered Hamans face.
and the deputies and rulers of the provinces which 9 And Harbonah, one of the chamberlains, are ffrom India unto Ethiopia, an hundred twen-f Chep: said before the king, Behold also the + gallows ty and seven provinces, unto every province "... fifty cubits high which Haman had made for s'according to the writings thereof, and untos Chap. Mordecai
, who had spoken good for the king, every people after their language, and to the: 13:&
to their language.
by posts on horseback, and riders on mules, ca
mels, and young dromedaries : I Mordecai is advanced. 4 Esther maketh suit to re
11 Wherein the king granted the Jews which verse Hamans letters. 7 Ahasuerus granteth to the were in every city, to gather themselves together, Jerus to defend themselves. is Mordecai's honour, and to stand for their life, to destroy, to slay, and and the fews joy.
to cause to perish all the power of the people and N that day did the king Ahasuerus give the province, that would affault them both little ones,
Esther the queen: and Mordecai came before the prey: a Chap the king; for Esther had told a what he was iz Upon one day, in all the provinces of: Chap.
king Ahasuerus, namely, upon the thirteenth dang 2:13;&$ 2 And the king took off his ring which he cof the twelfth month, 'which is the month Adar. had taken from Haman,
and gave it unto Morde- 13 Thecopy of the writing, fora commandcai. And Esther set Mordecai over the house of ment to be given in every province was
+ published unto all people, and that the Jews + Heb. 3 And Esther spake yet again before the thould be ready against that day, to avenge + Heb. king, and fell down at his feet + and besought him themselves on their enemies.
with tears, to put away the mischief of Haman 14 So the posts that rode upon mules and ca-
the linçs con mindment;and the decree was given
His Letters reversed
. Id out the golden scepter defe
er arose, and food before Christ
1 Or, wjolet. * See
6. & 7,20
I 1 Sam.
fe the king, and if I have i.
, and the thing seem right e pleasing in his eyes;
le et the letters deviled by + Es mmedatha the Agagite, roy the Jews, which are le s: endure to see the evil that + Eis ple? or how can I endured my kindred? hafuerus said unto Esther decai the Jew, Behold
, 1 mouse of Haman, and him on the gallows, becaulebe ews.
the Jews, at it liketh you feal it with the kings ring: Es written in the kings na
let men hang.
c but on
kings ring, may no manis
The Jews destroy their enemies. Chap. ix.
Hamans ten fons hanged. 15 And Mordecai went out from the pre- were slain in Shushan the palace, was + brought Before
Christ Christ sence of the king, in royal apparel of 1 blue and before the king.
50g. 510. white, and with a great crown of gold, and with 12. And the king faid unto Esther the
queen, a garment of fine linen, and purple; and k the The Jews have slain and destroyed five hundred
city of Shushan rejoyced and was glad : men in Shulhan the palace, and the ten sons of Chap 3
16 The Jews had light and gladness, and Haman ; what have they done in the rest of the joy, and honour.
kings provinces ? now d what is thy petition ? ! Chap. 5.
ple of the land became Jews; for the fear of the to do to morrow allo according unto this days
decree, and + let Hamans ten Tons be hanged + Heb
upon the gallows. CHAP. IX.
14 And the king commanded it fo to be done;
ing them) say their enemies, with the ten fons of hanged Hamans ten fons.
prey they laid not e Verle 209:. N monthn Aldar won the thirteenth day of
Ow in the twelfth month (that is the their hand.
16 But the other Jews that were in the kings
17 On the thirteenth day of the month Adar, 509.
and on the fourteenth thereof; and on the fif3 And all the rulers of the provinces, and the teenth day of the same they rested, and made it a
lieutenants, and the deputies, and + officers of day of feasting and gladness.
dwelt in the unwalled towns, made the four-
4 For Mordecai was great in the kings house, teenth day of the month Adar, fa day of gladness Deut. 16and his fame went out throughout all the pro- and feasting, & and a good day, and of " lending: Chap. 8. vinces : for this man Mordecai waxed greater portions one to another.
20 And Mordecai wrote these things, and 10, 12, 5 Thus the Jews (mote all their enemies with sent letters unto all the Jews that were in all the the stroke of the sword, and slaughter, and de- provinces of the king Ahasuerus, both nigh and
struction, and did + what they would unto far, according to those that hated them.
21 To stablifh this among them, that they 6 And in Shufhan the palace the Jews flew lhould keep the fourteenth day of the month • Sao and destroyed five hundred men.
Adar, and the fifteenth day of the same yearly: ĩ And Parshandatha, and Dalphon, and 22 As the days wherein the Jews rested from Aspatha,
their enemies, and the month which was turned 8 And Poratha, and Adalia, and Aridatha, unto them from lorrow to joy, and from mourn
9 And Parmashta, and Arisai, and Aridai, ing into a good day : that they should make and Vajezatha,
them days of feasting and joy, and of * sending * Nek. A 10 The ten sons of Haman the son of Ham- portions one to another, and gifts to the poor, medatha, the enemy of the Jews, flew they ; 23. And the Jews. undertook to do as they but on the spoil laid they not their hand. had begun, and as Mordecai had written urte
11 On that day, the number of those that them.
of the provinces which nopia, an hundred twen-fc8 , unto every province lol angs thereof,' and untos chat
r language, and to the ...
r writing, and according
17 h Neb.
e king Ahasuerus name, s ring, and leat letters driders on mules, cFes; nted the Jews which themselves together, desiroy, to say, and ver of the people and them, both little ones
, he spoil of them for as se
all the provinces of the on the thirteenth day h is the month Adar.
191"} 3. 13
2 Mac. Ito 38.
cing, fora command very province was le, and that the Jews 4 that day, to avenge
refled on by
13,146 Chap: 7: 5:
be gays of Purim.
Ahasuerus his greatness. 24. Because Haman the fon of Hammedatha + all authority, to confirm this second letter of Before Christ
Chrift the Agagite, the enemy of all the Jews, had Purim. 209. devised against the Jews to destroy them, and 30 And he sent the letters unto all the Jews, 509.
I had cast Pur (that is, the lot) tó + consume to the hundred twenty and seven provinces of all frengthe chem, and to destroy them:
the kingdom of Ahasuerus, with words of peace 25 But +
m when Ebber came before the and truth:
device which he devised against the Jews, should times appointed, according as Mordecai the Jew,
his own head, and that he and his and Esther the queen had enjoyned them, and &c.& 8.” sons should be hanged on the gallows.
as they had decreed + for themselves and for + Heb. 26 Wherefore they called these days Purim, their leed, the matters of the fastings and their for sheir
Joulso ! That is, after the name of Pur: therefore for all the cry.
words of this letter, and of that which they 32 And the decree of Esther confirmed these
the laid a
might, and the declaration of the greatness of
among the Jews, nor the memorial of them Ahasuerus, and great among the Jews, and acDe eeded. + perish from their feed.
cepted of the multitude of his brethren, seeking 29. Then Esther the queen the daughter of the wealth of his people, and speaking peace to Abihail, and Mordecai the Jew wrote with all his feed.
+ Heb. pass.
power, and of his
+ Heb. pass.
Moses is thought
| The Book of
to have wrote the Book of Job, whilft among the Midianites.
e i Kings 21. 10, 13.
c H A P. I.
And his fons went and feasted in their ? Gen. 8. 1 The holiness, riches, and religious care of Job for houses, every one his day, and fent and called me on
Chap-4his children. 6 Satan appearing before God, by ca- for their three fisters, to eat and to drink with 8. lumiation obtaineth leave to tempt Fob, 13 Un- them. derstanding of the loss of his goods and children, in 5 And it was so, when the days of their feasting t Heb. his mourning he blefseth God.
were gone about, that Job sent and fanctified all the days. Chrift
HERE was a man a in the them, and rose up early in the morning, dand's 1 Kings land of Uz, whose name
offered burnt-offerings according to the number Chap.js. was Job, and that man was of them all: for Job said, It
perfect and upright, and fons have sinned, and ecursed God in their hearts. Heb. one that feared God, and Thus did Job + continually.
Sary. eschewed evil.
6 Now fthere was a day & when the fons 2 And there were born un- of God came to present themselves before the Rev. 12, to him seven sons, and three daughters.
LORD, and + Satan came also among them. 'Heb. in 3. His substance also was seven thousand 7 And the LORD said unto Satan, Whence the midft of
sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hun- comest thou? Then Satan answered the LORD, bChap.2.2. hus! 27.dry.
dred yoke of oxen, and five hundred fhe-affes, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, Matt. 12.
and a very great "houshold ; so that this man and from walking up and down in it. home of the was the great total th: † men of tlze eaft. 3 And the Lord said unto Satan, + Haft +Heb. Hala
# Or, carlle. lor,
and a , A
shee not to
+ Heb. band
1. I, 8.
Satan tempteth Job!
Chap. j. ij. He smiteth him with boyls. Before thou considered my servant Job, that there is
CHA P. II. Chrift none like him in the earth, a perfect and an
I Satan appearing again before God, ebtaineth further 3520. upright man,one that feareth God,and escheweth leave to tempt Job: 7 He smiteth him with fore
boyls. 9. Job reproveth his wife, maving him to
Then Satan answered the LORD, and said, curse. God: 11 His three friends condole with him
2. And the LORD faid unto. Satan, From II i But put forth thine hand now, and touch whence comeft thou? And Saran answered the b Chap: 2.5.& 19 all that he hath, t and he will curse thee to thy LORD, and said, From going to and fro in the ": face.
earth, and from walking up and down in it. if be curse
12 And the LORD said unto Satan, Behold, 3. And the LORD said unto Satan, Haft thou shy faces all that he hath is in thy + power, only upon considered my fervant Job, that there is none
himself put not forth thine hand. So Satan went like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright Chap, forth from the presence of the LORD.
man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil? 13 9 And there was a day, when his fons and and still he holdeth faft his integrity, although his daughters were eating and drinking wine in thou movedit me against him, + d to destroy + Heb. their eldest brothers house:
him without cause.
to swallow 14. And there came a messenger unto Job, 4 And Satan anfwered the LORD, and said, « Chapo and faid, The oxen were plowing, and the affes Skin for skin, yea, all that a man hath will he:9.17. feeding beside them :
give for his life. 15 And the Sabeans fell upon them, and took 5 But put forth thine hand now, and touche Chaps . them away, yea, they have flain the fervants his bone and his flesh, and he will curse thee to with the edge of the sword, and I only am thy face. escaped alone to tell thee.
6. And the LORD said unto Satan, Behold, Chap. 16 While he was yet speaking, there came be is in thine hand, ll but fave his life. fire
also another, and said, i The fire of God is fallen 7. So went Satan forth from the presence only..
8 And he took him a potsherd to scrape him-
also another, and said, The Chaldeans made out 9 Then said his wife unto him, Dost thou 13:19; #Heb. three bands, and † fell upon the camels, and still retain thine integrity ? curse God, and die. 6.
Chap 42 ofhed.
have carried them away, yea, and flain the ser- 10 But he said unto her, Thou speakest as
we receive good at the hand of God, and shall
all this evil that was come upon him, they came 19 And behold, there came a great wind' every one from his own place; Eliphaz the Te. Hebide + from the wilderness, and smore the four corners manite, and Bildad the Shubite, and Zophar the
of the house, and it fell upon the young men, Naamathite : for they had made an appointment
and wept, and they rent every one his mantle, 21 And said, 'Naked came I out of my mo- and k sprinkled dust upon their heads toward Neki gü. Itim. 6. thers womb, and naked shall I return thither: the heaven. LORD ,
gave, and the LORD hath taken away; m Chap.
13 So they sat down with him upon the ground blessed be the name of the LORD.
i seven days and seven nights, and none Ipake a Ezek. 27:22 * In all this Job sinned not, nor || charged word unto him: for they law that bis grief was ? Gen. 507 folly so God. God foolishly
I. 12 ll Ori;
&c. * Gen. 37 29. Ezra 9, 3:
Or, robe. i Psal. 49. 17. Eccles. s. 35.
come unto me.
† Heb. answered.
Jer. 15.10. & 20.14.
+ Heb. who can
l! Or, der them
who have abitter day.
knees. Hebr. 12.
b Pfal. 7.
14. Prov. 22. 8.
levisxham. + Heb.
| That is, by his anger:
Job curseth the day of his birth: Job.
Eliphaz, reproveth him. CHA P. III.
and my roarings are poured out like the waters. i Before ! Christ
i Job curfeth the day and services of his birth. 13 The 25 For + the thing which I greatly feared is Christ 1520. ease of death. 20 He complaineth of life because of come upon me, and that which I was afraid of, is
1520. bis anguilh.
+ Heb. A Fter this opened Job his mouth, and cursed
26 I was not in safety, neither had I rest, feared 4
fear, and is his day.
neither was I quiet : yet trouble came. 2 And Job + spake, and said,
CHA P. IV. 3 a Chap
a Ler the day perish wherein I was born, i Eliphaz reproveth Job for want of Religion. 7 He 10.18-19. and the night in which it was said, There is a teacheth Gods judgments to be, not for the righteous, man-child conceived.
but for the wicked; 12 His fearful vision, to 4. Let that day be darkness, let not God re- bumble the excellencies of creatures before God. gard it from above, neither let the light shine upon Hen Eliphaz the Temanite answered and it.
said, 6 Chap 5 Let darkness and b the shadow of death
2 If we affay + to commune with thee, wilt + Heb. Psal. 234
| ftain it, let acloud dwell upon it, 'let the black- thou be grieved but + who can withhold him-1 mody ness of the day terrifie it.
self from speaking? challenge it. 6 As for that night let darkness seize upon it, 3 Behold, thou hast instructed many, and refrain
from words Il let it not be joyned unto the days of the year, thou hast strengthned the weak hands. Berufseit, let it not come into the number of the months. 4 Thy words have upholden him that was 35:23;
7 Lo, let that night be folitary, let no joyful falling, and thou a haft strengthned + the feeble the bowing Amos 8.' voice come therein.
: knees. 8 Let them curse it that curse the day, who 5 But now it is come upon thee, and thou 12. 'not are ready to raise up I'the mourning.
faintest; it toucheth thee, and thou art trou9 Let the stars of the twilight thercof be dark, bled. let it look for light but bave none, neither let it 6 Is not this thy fear, thy confidence, thy Hosea: 10. fee f the dawning of the day:
hope, and the uprightness of thy ways?. 6. 7, 8. io Because it shut not up the doors of my 7 Remember, I pray thee, who ever perished,
mothers womb, nor hid forrow from mine eyes. being innocent? or where were the righteous cut as Ifai. 30. the eyelids
II - Why died I not from the womb? wby off? morning., did I not give up the ghost when I came out of the 8 Even as I have seen b they that plow ini- 8. Chap? Chap 4I.
1. 19. & * belly?
quity, and sow wickedness, reap the same. • Chap 12 Why did the knees prevent me? or why 9 By the blast of God they perish, and || by-Ifai
. 11.47 the breasts that I should fuck
the breath of his nostrils are they consumed. 13 For now should I have lien still and been
10 The roaring of the lion, and the voice of quiet, I should have llept; then had I been at the fierce lion, and the teeth of the young lions 58.6
58. 6. are broken. 14 With king and counsellers of the earth, II - The old lion perisheth for lack of prey, 1 Heb. e Chap: which e built desolate places for themselves : and the ftour lions whelps are scattered abroad. Realik.
15 Or with princes that had gold, who filled 12 Now a thing was t secretly brought to 33. 15. their houses with Gilver:
me, and mine ear received a little thereof. Pla'.
16 Or as an hidden untimely birth I had 13 e In thoughts from the visions of the 7 Heb. 58.8.
not been; as infants which never saw light. night, when deep sleep falleth on men,
17 There the wicked cease from troubling: 14 Fear + came upon me, and trembling, bones. Weatitain and there the + weary be at reft.
which made + all my bones to shake. 18 There the prisoners rest together, 6 they 15 Then a spirit passed before my face, the fill voice. 4 Chap. hear not the voice of the oppressor.
hair of my flesh stood up.
fChap.9.2 19 The small and great are there, and the ser- 16 It'stood ftill, but I could not discern the & 25. 5. vant is free from his master.
form thereof: an image was before mine eyes, i les 20 Wherefore is light given to him that is in there was Glence, and I heard a voice, saying, misery, and live unto the bitter in soul?
17 'Shall mortal man be more just than God? angels, in 21 Which + b long for death, but it cometh shall a man be more pure than his maker? not, and dig for it more than for hid treasures ? 18 Behold, he 6 put notrust in his servants ; is. he.
22 Which rejoyce exceedingly, and are glad || and his angels he charged with folly: 6 Chap when they can find the grave ?
19 h How much less in them that dwell in 23 Why is light given to a man whose way is 'i houses of clay, whose foundation is in the duft, 90. 5:
+ Heb. hid,' and whom God hath hedged in?
which are crushed before the moth? 24 For my fishing cometh + before I eat, 20 * They are t destroyed from morning to pieces.